to produce the ubiquitous Open Source Cloud Computing platform that will meet the needs of public and private clouds regardless of size, by being simple to implement and massively scalable.
Time Based Releases
Six Month Cadance
Design summits each cycle
Release codenames in alphabetical order
All decisions are democratic
Grizzly bear on the flag
Street in HK
Town in Georgia
location of the actual kilogramme
1958 Disney Documentary
Camera crew forced them off the cliff
Won an Oscar, of course
The actual meaning is the opposite of the literal meaning
The lemmings metaphor only works because people are lemmings in their adherence to the myth that lemmings are like lemmings.
MySQL doesn't have transactions
MongoDB is Web Scale
PHP is insecure
Frequent password rotation is secure
sysvinit needs to be replaced
We didn't pick Lemming - we picked Liberty
Liberty is a town in Saskatchewan
0 - to run the program as you wish, for any purpose
1 - to study how the program works, and change it so it does your computing as you wish
2 - to redistribute copies so you can help your neighbor
3 - to distribute copies of your modified version to others
humiliation by admitting wrongness or having been proven wrong after taking a strong position
Microsoft purchases Revolution Analytics
R language is GPL
Sun bought MySQL for $1 Billion
Oracle bought Sun
Oracle now develops and ships MySQL under the GPL
anybody here heard of it?
They run MySQL too
business unit that does is a $28B business
1984 - Apple's 1984 Super Bowl Commercial
1985 - Apple's Lemmings Super Bowl Commercial
1997 - Apple's Think Different Campaign
Don't be a lemming
And don't kid yourself, it's about selling product
How much of your life is computerized?
How many of the four freedoms do you have with each of those things?
My laptop did not come with any software pre-installed that is designed to "improve my shopping experience"
If it had, I am empowered to remove it
Why are we here? I think many people assume, wrongly, that a company exists solely to make money. Money is an important part of a company's existence, if the company is any good. But a result is not a cause. We have to go deeper and find the real reason for our being.